The Coder assigns codes for diagnoses, treatments, and procedures according to the appropriate classification system for inpatient encounters and outpatient encounters. Use official coding guidelines and APCs reimbursement expertise to assign appropriate ICD-10, CPT-4, and HCPCS diagnoses and procedures. Abide by the Standards of Ethical Coding/AHIMA and adhere to official coding guidelines. Other responsibilities as determined by the Coding Manager, HIM Director in conjunction with executive management.
Coding of Emergency Department records and diagnostic outpatient accounts. Completion of charge capture software for Emergency Department accounts. Abstracting for OSHPD. Coding inpatient and outpatient surgery accounts when needed.